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Dominant UK reward model is failing: new approaches must address low pay, gender pay and total rewards15 Feb 2018
With many UK workers experiencing real wage cuts, persistent and unjustified pay gaps in a tightening labour market, a new research paper by IES identifies areas where employers and policymakers should act to reinvigorate their pay practices to improve employee engagement and productivity.
7 Feb 2018
Press release: A new report reveals that many gig economy workers are 'relatively content with their working life'. Led by IES, the research involved one of the largest qualitative studies of the gig economy and highlights the diversity of this section of the UK's workforce.
14 Dec 2017
Press release: New survey findings reveal a picture of the nursing workforce facing severe challenges, with increasing workforce pressures affecting patient care.
28 Nov 2017
IES case study identifies how FDM Group was able to almost eliminate its gender pay gap and offers employers guidance on how they can act to close their gaps.
15 Nov 2017
Press release: Nigel Meager, IES director, comments on November's ONS labour market statistics release.
Getting this right will require a great deal of thought: The Taylor review of modern working practices11 Jul 2017
Andrea Broughton comments on the publication of 'Good work: the Taylor review of modern working practices'.
14 Jun 2017
Nigel Meager comments on the June 2017 release of the ONS Labour Market Statistics.
5 Apr 2017
Annette Cox, director of employment policy research at the Institute for Employment Studies and a contributor to the Skills Commission's evidence sessions, comments on the new report from the Skills Commission, Spotlight on…Lifelong Learning for an Ageing Workforce.
3 Apr 2017
A study by IES and Cranfield Unversity's School of Management has found that mindfulness can be used to achieve successful change in organisations.
23 Mar 2017
Duncan Brown and Annette Cox comment on John Cridland's independent review of the State Pension Age.